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81 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part Two

It’s that time again to turn our attention to breaking down the barriers of that ever-elusive filmmaking animal that we’ve all come to respect and love, but few of us truly understand… the film festival.   Last year, we ran a two-part special on the subject of the film festival for the documentary festival.  Lyndon…

38 – 5 Reasons to Study Documentary Filmmaking + Conversation with Aussie Doc Filmmakers, Matthew Salleh & Rose Tucker

The idea that one must go to school for documentary filmmaking in order to become a good documentary filmmaker is a fairly hollow assumption.  There are plenty great doc films made by people that never had any sort of formal training in film.  But does that mean we shouldn’t be developing our discipline in other…

29 – The World of the Documentary Film Festival, Part Two

Documentary Film Festival, Part Two Welcome to part two of a very special two-part series that explores the mysterious world of the documentary film festival from the perspective of the filmmaker as well as the director of a film festival.   In part two we examine this topic via conversations with Richard Wyllie, whose film 5 Days on…

28 – The World of the Documentary Film Festival, Part One

Documentary Film Festival, Part One Welcome to part one of a very special two-part series that explores the mysterious world of the documentary film festival from the perspective of the filmmaker as well as the director of a film festival.   In part one we will examine this topic via conversations with well-known New Zealand…